- Staying silent and complaining later.
The very close second is:
- Being blind-sided because people didn’t tell me about problems.
Both submitters will receive a free year-long subscription to my "Say What You Mean eCourse." Thanks for playing.
Interesting that the highest scoring bad practices are both passive behaviors. We tend to think overly-aggressive communicators are the ones who create the problems. This survey indicates otherwise.
I didn't get enough submissions on the good communication practices to start a competition for that, but if people post enough, I'll create one for that. You can post about communication practices that you like here.